Birthday Parties at Wellfleet Bay

Kids looking at a fish trap.

Celebrate your child’s birthday in nature!

Schedule a Party 

To book a party, or for more information, please call 508-349-2615 or contact


Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal place to host your child’s birthday party. Our parties are designed for children ages four and up and last two hours, with an additional 30 minutes for set-up and 30 minutes for clean-up. They can be held September through mid-June on weekends and weekdays (after school).

Themes and Activities

Choose from a variety of themes and activities, and join us for an adventurous and memorable day at the sanctuary!

Popular Themes

  • Turtles
  • Sharks
  • Animals of the tidal flats
  • Birds/Owls
  • Squirrels and Chipmunks
  • Salamanders and Frogs

Popular Activities

  • Scavenger Hunts: Use your nature detective skills to search for animals and the clues they leave behind as we explore the trails.
  • Nature Games: Act as your favorite animal in a lively tag game, test out your “owl” eyes as you search for camouflaged critters, and more!
  • Ponding (seasonal): Search for insects and other aquatic animals in our freshwater pond.

Price and Details

Parties are designed for 15 children (please visit our brochure for more information about party size) and cost $200 (a refundable $150 security deposit is required).

What’s Included

  • An experienced children’s naturalist
  • A beautiful indoor party space
  • 1.5 hours of nature-themed activities and outdoor exploration

You Provide

  • Food and refreshments, party supplies, and decorations (please, no balloons)
  • Child supervision (we suggest a minimum of 3 adult chaperones)